verb (used with object)
Origin of convict
Examples from the Web for convict
As in most prisons, the “trusty” was a convict the warden trusted and thus had special privileges.
And revolutionary courts often convict and sentence journalists to prison on these baseless charges.
The jury decided that the case was not strong enough to convict.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had traded his convict uniform for civilian attire, though he still had on prison-issue footwear.
Moonen was not subsequently charged, as investigators could not find sufficient evidence to convict him, according to CNN.
Like several Australian cities, Punta Arenas was a convict colony.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson
A short-handled broom is also found in one corner of the cell, with which the convict brushes it out every morning.The Twin Hells|John N. Reynolds
In the bottom of the dingey lay a man, apparently dead, wearing the clothes of a convict.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
To convict and condemn the poor peasants, of whom no one would think twice, was a mere trifle.The Honor of the Name|Emile Gaboriau
But the House, by a large majority, refused even to compel the Home Secretary to detain the convict ship pending its revision.A Short History of English Liberalism|Walter Lyon Blease